- Birth Date
- 19 December 1819
- Death Date
- 15 July 1878
John was from Little Bolton, Lancashire, England. He crossed the Atlantic from Liverpool to New Orleans with his sister Ann (Hannah) on the ship Hope in 1842. He worked on the Nauvoo Temple in January 1846. In the 1850 Utah census his surname is spelled "Barrows" and is the same in the Salt Lake re-baptism records; he was re-baptized 24 February 1851. He received a Patriarchal Blessing 26 August 1857. He was a member of the Thirty-fourth Quorum of Seventy. Later, he joined the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and died in Nebraska.
- Age at Departure: 28
- 1850 Utah Census, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory.
- Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- "Registry of Names of Persons Residing in the Various Wards as to Bishops' Reports, Great Salt Lake City, Dec. 28th, A.D. 1852" in Key to Migration Sources, Great Britain and North America: A Manual for Students Attending the Second Annual Priesthood Genealogical Research Seminar, June 19-23, 1967 (Provo: Brigham Young University Division of Continuing Education, 1967), edited by Norman Edgar Wright.
- Salt Lake Stake, Record of members collection, 1836-1970.